Monthly Archives: December 2015


Some interesting speculation regarding the stable in Bethlehem.  


When children open their stockings on Christmas morning, it’s quite common for a candy cane to be amongst the goodies therein. I was never quite sure why there was always one in mine since I’ve never liked the things, but, tradition will out. Hard candy sticks have been around for centuries, but it was in […]


Pretty though they looked, the lighted candles that used to adorn Christmas trees were quite a fire hazard. Incandescent light bulbs came into being in 1879, and a year later, their inventor, Thomas Edison, celebrated the Christmas season by hanging strings of electric lights outside his laboratory. In 1882, Edison’s close friend, Edward H. Johnson, […]


For those who might be interested, volunteer crew members are required for a re-enactment of a Viking transatlantic voyage. Applications:  


Having penned a book (The Disappearing Rose) on some members of the Plantagenet family, I pretty much have to let you know how they spent Christmas.


By now, most people have heard of that over-priced monitor of pre-Christmas behaviour, the Elf on the Shelf. Though now highly marketable, the concept is by no means new. An elf called Winky has been with our family for a long time. I first became aware of his existence when I found his name printed […]


On December 10th, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the document known as the Universal Declaration of Rights, which set out a list of fundamental rights to which every human being on the planet was entitled. Exactly two years later, the UN proclaimed December 10th Human Rights Day to call attention to […]

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Raw Streets

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Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


Share something you learned everyday!

Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

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TheCoevas official blog

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Eric Price

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind.

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

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the Story within the Story

Top 10 of Anything and Everything - The Fun Top Ten Blog

Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More


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An Adventure into Montessori Studies in Italy

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Bucca Books

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Fashioning Sociology

Fashioning New and Emerging Media

Duir School's Blog

Port Hope's Newest Child Care Option

Rushing to Read

random reviews from library day


Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

Tails from Paris

Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

Katie L. Carroll

Author of Books for Teens and Kids

Natter and Review

This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

Time Travelling With Kids

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The Daily Post

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